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Weekly Roundup: The Promise of Native Advertising, Adopting a Senior Pet, Why Employees Underperform

Native Advertising’s Here to Stay — Don’t Botch It Despite mixed opinions about native advertising, marketers take heed when crafting content that runs alongside traditional editorial copy and independent media. Marketers continue to revise their…

Weekly Roundup: Apple’s New Devices for Field Service, Dogs at Fashion Week, Retaining Millennial Employees

Mentorship Win-Win: Engaged Employees, Better Service Revenue With rapid technology advancements, field techs must be on their A-game when it comes to learning about new skills and best practices for using equipment and devices. One…

Weekly Roundup: Employees as Caregivers, The Health of Your Service Division, ‘Blues Clues’ Data Disaster

The Aging Parent Dilemma: Why Companies Need to Support Employee Caregivers Many workplaces offer flexible hours and support for new parents, but working moms and dads are also sons and daughters. Some companies are beginning to…

Weekly Roundup: Outsmarting the Wisest Raccoon, Employees as Brand Advocates, Converting Twitter Followers

Big Data Requires Wrangling to Be Useful With the onset of the Internet of Things and more data, Big Data holds the golden insights into how to make business processes more efficient, but there’s still…

Weekly Roundup: Recruiting Failures, Managing Merger Mania, Recommending Your Competition

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos: Recruit Candidates Who Have Failed When recruiters look at resumes, GPAs and past experience, they’re looking for successful candidates with “wow” factor, but not all executives want to hire those with a…

Weekly Roundup: Goodbye to Office Buzzwords, Brands Rock Summer Music Festivals, Data Gluttonous Apps

Skip the Buzzwords and Say What You Mean Buzzwords, office lingo and industry jargon can be irksome to employees at best and at worst can lead to company-wide communication problems. Find out how office lingo…

Weekly Roundup: Staying Cool for Millennials, Beta Testing Apps, The Oxymoron of Managing Performance

Why Everyone Should Understand His Own (and His Coworker’s) Personality When employees understand the personality of their coworkers, they can improve their careers as individuals as well as members of a larger team. Often the reasoning for preferences…

Weekly Roundup: A No-Firing Policy, Virtual Reality in the Enterprise, No Brand Love on Facebook

Lifetime Employment: One Company Promises Never to Fire Employee terminations and layoffs are often touted as a necessary evil, but Simon Sinek argues that hiring someone for your company is similar to having a child.…

Weekly Roundup: The Benefits Package 2.0, Staying Relevant During the Off-Season, Data Storage in Another Galaxy

Rethinking the Benefits Package for Today’s Workforce A paycheck, an insurance policy, two weeks’ vacation and a pension just don’t cut it anymore. To attract and retain talent, companies are putting an unorthodox spin on…

Weekly Roundup: Taming ‘Infobesity’, Social Learning, Actionable Feedback When Recruiting

A roundup of Original9 Media content highlights, culled from our network of blogs and media properties: Technology to Tame ‘Infobesity’ Between calendar updates, push notifications and never-ending email chains, workers have more data coming at…

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